Vietnam’s Mangroves, A Video

Nipa palm or Mangrove Palm (Nypa fruticans). The nipa palm is a very popular plant in the coastal areas of south vietnam.

This IRIN film highlights the threat to Vietnam’s coastal mangrove forests, in Rạch Giá, on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand, 250 kilometres (160 mi) from Ho Chi Minh City.

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